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by pinar
Thu Mar 03, 2005 2:02 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: buses from Istanbul to Beirut????
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buses from Istanbul to Beirut????

I was wondering if there were any buses that go directly from Beirut into Turkey. I just dont fancy stopping over in Syria for a night or two. Can anybody help me please!
by pinar
Wed Mar 02, 2005 11:30 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Land Crossing to Lebanon
Replies: 0
Views: 29747

Land Crossing to Lebanon

I plan to come to Lebanon this Summer by land. I will be in Turkey this Summer visiting friends and family, then I plan to get a bus to Syria (I will not stay there very long) and from Damascus go by bus to Beirut. Is this advisable? Is it safe to do this? I know Cyprus Airways flies to Beirut twice...
by pinar
Wed Mar 02, 2005 11:22 pm
Forum: Politics, Sex & Religion in Lebanon
Topic: Maronites
Replies: 1
Views: 33417


I would like to learn cultural things about the Maronites. How do they celebrate Christmas, Easter? how their family works? Recently I traced my family hisory and according to Archives here in Cyprus, my great great great-grand parents were Maronites, who converted to Islam and became Turkish-Cyprio...
by pinar
Wed Mar 02, 2005 11:18 pm
Forum: Politics in the Middle-East
Topic: The war in Iraq is to make a larger Israel
Replies: 2
Views: 37396

I dont believe this supposed US plan. How are 4 million Israelis going to populate Iraq whose current population stands at nearly 30 million, not to mention the other places the map includes. This reminds me of a conversation I had once of a Greek guy who sais Greece will one day (he couldn`t specif...
by pinar
Wed Mar 02, 2005 11:12 pm
Forum: Politics in the Middle-East
Topic: The Necessity of Safeguarding The Kurdish Self-Rule
Replies: 6
Views: 68643

I agree with Kurdish self-rule, this is their prerogative as a nation as old as they are. Only the Kurds know what is best for their people and judging by past injustices against the Kurds by the Bath party, their call for self-rule within Iraq is justified. However do not forget that Northern Iraq ...